Connected Manufacturing Leaders Summit 2020

29 - 30 January, 2020

Hotel Palace, Berlin

+ 44 (0) 207 368 9465

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Conference day one – Wednesday 30 January 2019

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration and welcome coffee

Driving your Industry 4.0 Projects Forward

8:45 am - 8:50 am Opening remarks – Letitia Thomas, Programme Director, WBR

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chair’s opening remarks and networking activity

Uwe Kueppers, Chairman at MESA

Uwe Kueppers

Chairman
MESA

9:00 am - 9:20 am OPENING KEYNOTE Manufacturing 2040: How to work with and act on data and embrace technology to stay ahead of the curve and drive your industry 4.0 projects

·         How can the use of data accelerate manufacturing into the future?
·         How can your team be trained to identify and act on ALL data efficiently?
·         How can the use of data and technology help you stay ahead of your competition?
·         What does the future of manufacturing look like in your company? 
Paul Mairl, Chief Digital Officer at GKN

Paul Mairl

Chief Digital Officer
GKN

9:20 am - 10:00 am FIRESIDE CHAT Harnessing the ‘digital twin’: How can cyber security best practice be improved and shared in a connected world to create a safe and digitally secure manufacturing organisation?

·         How can a digital twin provide consistency of data?
·         How can you digitalise your supply chain into the factory?
·         Information available everywhere and anywhere
·         What new business models need to be generated around manufacturing?
Curtis Carson, Head of Engineering Process, Methods, Tools, Performance and Improvement at Airbus

Curtis Carson

Head of Engineering Process, Methods, Tools, Performance and Improvement
Airbus

9:40 am - 10:00 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS Successfully applying advanced data analytics across your manufacturing processes: How to prepare your workforce to manage and contextualise data

·         How can data analytics help your team put data into context before use?
·         How can understanding data help manufacturing processes?
·         How can you use data analytics to support the challenge of change? 
·         What data analytics do you need in your business? 
Lloyd Colegrove, Director Data Services & Analytics Manufacturing at The Dow Chemical Company

Lloyd Colegrove

Director Data Services & Analytics Manufacturing
The Dow Chemical Company

10:00 am - 10:40 am Networking Break

Igniting Connectivity & IIoT

10:40 am - 11:20 am CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE Your Digital Transformation: How can you drive cultural change in your business to create a digital and connected manufacturing operation?

·         How can digitalisation transform your business processes?
·         How can digitalisation help different teams work together, transform and integrate?
·         Combination of technology and organisation change
·         What different teams are needed to achieve this? 
Richard Allbert, Head of Digital Innovation at Pirelli

Richard Allbert

Head of Digital Innovation
Pirelli

11:20 am - 11:40 am PRESENTATION - The Super revolution is here: It is not enough to empower your machines – you must also empower your people

Christian von Stengel, CEO at Germanedge

Christian von Stengel

CEO
Germanedge

11:40 am - 12:00 pm PRESENTATION Cultural Change: How to use digitalisation to bring together your teams, gather the right data and optimise your manufacturing processes?

Heiko Witte, Head of Engineering Improvement at Rolls Royce

Heiko Witte

Head of Engineering Improvement
Rolls Royce

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm ALL STAR PANEL Smart Mobile Devices: How can you connect manufacturing equipment connected devices to gain real time analytics and optimise your processes?

·         How can linking equipment improve your production line?
·         How can you connect your manufacturing equipment?
·         How can your team wearing smart devices help real time issues?
·         How can you assemble smart technologies to deliver this?
Sibylle Büttner, Plant Director at Continental

Sibylle Büttner

Plant Director
Continental

Jens Schmidt, Global Technology Director at The Dow Chemical Company

Jens Schmidt

Global Technology Director
The Dow Chemical Company

Juha Pankakoski, Executive Vice President at Konecranes

Juha Pankakoski

Executive Vice President
Konecranes

Marco Bijvelds, VP Product Management International at KORE Wireless

Marco Bijvelds

VP Product Management International
KORE Wireless

12:40 pm - 1:50 pm Networking lunch

12:40 pm - 1:50 pm BELCAN & ALLEGIANT MASTERCLASS How to deal with complex supply chain disruptions to achieve better speed and precision

  • Managed Response Teams – Supply Chain
  • Speed and Precision 
  • Global Network of 1,200 advisors
  • Tooling / Asset Management & Transfers
  • Process Improvement

TRACK A – Driving Organisational Transformation

1:50 pm - 1:55 pm Chair’s opening remarks

TRACK A – Driving Organisational Transformation

1:55 pm - 2:15 pm PRESENTATION Organisational Change: How can you transform your people, leadership and culture to mobilize commitment and enhance interconnectivity?

Matthew Stockwin, Manufacturing Director Europe at Coats Group

Matthew Stockwin

Manufacturing Director Europe
Coats Group

TRACK A – Driving Organisational Transformation

2:15 pm - 2:55 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE How can you create opportunities for your workforce and ensure they are at the forefront of your Industry 4.0 strategy to achieve agility and flexibility in your operations?
·         How can you create more business opportunities for your staff
·         How can Ops Tech and Info Tech create a unionised approach? 
·         How can you demonstrate the benefit of industry 4.0 to your team?
·         What roles are integral for humans to complete?
·         How to get buy in for your Industry 4.0 strategy
Ilker Kalali, Head of Industrial Engineering & Manufacturing System at Pirelli

Ilker Kalali

Head of Industrial Engineering & Manufacturing System
Pirelli

TRACK B – Exploiting New Frontiers in MES & Digitalisation

1:50 pm - 1:55 pm Chair’s opening remarks
Uwe Kueppers, Chairman at MESA

Uwe Kueppers

Chairman
MESA

TRACK B – Exploiting New Frontiers in MES & Digitalisation

1:55 pm - 2:15 pm PRESENTATION Lean meets Industry 4.0: How can you use Value Stream Mapping to digitally improve production processes, apply analysis and fine-tune principles?
·         How can you use Value Stream Mapping for your production process?
·         How can you apply analysis in combination of digitalisation to improve your processes?
·         How can this be used to eliminate transportation, storage, production schedule etc?
·         What effect does this have on manufacturing processes?
Sibylle Büttner, Plant Director at Continental

Sibylle Büttner

Plant Director
Continental

TRACK B – Exploiting New Frontiers in MES & Digitalisation

2:15 pm - 2:55 pm ALL STAR PANEL Smart Automation: How can you best use MES software with an IIoT initiative to better handle the data extracted from machines and optimise efficiency in your manufacturing processes?
·         How can you utilise machine to machine technology?
·         How is the information being treated/used?
·         How can people learn from the data?
·         Where can MES software be used? 
Olaf Sauer, Researcher at Fraunhofer Institute

Olaf Sauer

Researcher
Fraunhofer Institute

Josef Kriegmair, Representative Production at MTU Aero Engines

Josef Kriegmair

Representative Production
MTU Aero Engines

Alessandro Chimera

Manufacturing Industry Consultant and Technology Evangelist
TIBCO

CREATIVE BOARDROOM – Starting your Industry 4.0 Journey Right

1:50 pm - 2:55 pm Agile dynamic talent: How can you identify, source and recruit the right talent to support your Industry 4.0 projects?

Kalman Tiboldi, Chief Business Innovation Officer at TVH

Kalman Tiboldi

Chief Business Innovation Officer
TVH

2:55 pm - 3:35 pm Afternoon networking break

TRACK A – Driving Organisational Transformation

3:35 pm - 4:05 pm ALL STAR PANEL Ops Tech-Info Tech Collaboration and succeeding at change management: How can you transform your organisational set-up to deliver a joined-up approach to smart manufacturing?
·         How can you ensure communication between your Ops Tech and Info Tech teams to be forward thinking?
·         How to look at cross segment and cross department changes
·         Where do change management and measurements of achievement become important
·         Change management as a key challenger for most companies
Dr. Sama Mbang, Head Digitalisation – Simulation Manufacturing Load Cases at Daimler

Dr. Sama Mbang

Head Digitalisation – Simulation Manufacturing Load Cases
Daimler

Alexis Kydonopoulos, Manager SHE & Continuous Improvement at Beiersdorf

Alexis Kydonopoulos

Manager SHE & Continuous Improvement
Beiersdorf

Christian Haupt, Head of Business Development Technology at Staedtler

Christian Haupt

Head of Business Development Technology
Staedtler

TRACK A – Driving Organisational Transformation

4:05 pm - 4:25 pm PRESENTATION Industry 4.0 Transformation: How to streamline your processes to build on lean manufacturing principles and make your Industry 4.0 goals a reality

TRACK B – Exploiting New Frontiers in MES & Digitalisation

3:35 pm - 4:05 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE Data Focus: How to best use your existing data and apply new data analytics to spot new opportunities for improving performance across your production line
·         How can you analyse data to make your production environment and business environment more joined up?
·         How can data be streamlined?
·         How can data analytics help the efficiency in your production?
·         Flexibility of your team and environment
Steffen Fischer, Manager Advanced Manufacturing at John Deere

Steffen Fischer

Manager Advanced Manufacturing
John Deere

TRACK B – Exploiting New Frontiers in MES & Digitalisation

4:05 pm - 4:25 pm PRESENTATION How can you build on your legacy systems and implement the right automated systems and IIOT capabilities to achieve transparency and connectivity in your future “Industry 4.0 Plant”?

4:25 pm - 4:30 pm Transition time

4:30 pm - 4:50 pm CLOSING KEYNOTE PRESENTATION The Charter of Trust: How to share cyber security best practice in a connected world to create safe and digitally secure manufacturing for the future?

·         How can cyber security be improved in supply chain/manufacturing across industries?
·         How to enable your manufacturing in a connected world
·         How can cyber security help create a safe and digitally secure world?
·         Why is this important?
·         Fundamental principles 
Simon Bradley, Global Head of Cyber Detection Service at Siemens

Simon Bradley

Global Head of Cyber Detection Service
Siemens

4:50 pm - 5:30 pm TECHNOLOGY DRAGONS’ DEN Get a sneak peek into the most innovative technology offerings to see how they can help solve some of your biggest Industry 4.0 pain points

Join our smart manufacturing dragons during this exciting ‘Dragons Den’ style session, where you will hear from four new and innovative start-up technology firms as they present their offerings in a bid to win first place. Listen up as the dragons’ review the technologies’ benefits to your business, predict their future success and deliver their verdicts. The ultimate decision is in your hands though, as the audience get to vote for their favourite. Will you find the next big thing?
Uwe Kueppers, Chairman at MESA

Uwe Kueppers

Chairman
MESA

Sebastian Ritz, CEO at German Edge Cloud

Sebastian Ritz

CEO
German Edge Cloud

Robin P. G. Tech, Co-founder and Managing Director at AtomLeap

Robin P. G. Tech

Co-founder and Managing Director
AtomLeap

Kristian Raue, CEO & Founder at Cedalo AG

Kristian Raue

CEO & Founder
Cedalo AG

Thomas Kirchner

CEO
ProGlove

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Networking Reception - Your opportunity to relax, discuss challenges, exchange ideas and make new contacts in an informal setting!